Enrollment predictors of the special education outcome for students with SED
A study examined the predictive value of initial enrollment variables obtained in a previous study of elementary and secondary students newly identified with serious emotional disturbance (SED). Participants were 75 students with SED whose outcomes had been determined as successful in the previous study and 76 students with SED whose outcomes had been determined as unsuccessful.
Ethnicity and special education research: Identifying questions and methods.
Part of a special issue on emerging trends and issues in research for the education and treatment of children with behavioral disorders. The overrepresentation of African-American students in special education and particularly with serious emotional disturbance (SED) or mild mental retardation has been documented by considerable research.
Teacher Preparation in E/BD: A National Survey
A survey of 101 directors of teacher training programs for working with students with emotional and behavioral disorders (E/BD) found encouraging practices such as offering E/BD programming at the graduate level; however, there were some areas such as special education law and multicultural issues that received little attention. (Author/CR).